Lunaria Lunaria Lunaria for the full moon. Honesty for its pure white color. Money plant because we can all use a little extra now and then, and if we can grow it in the backyard, so much the better. This plant has self-seeded since the first year I was here and planted some seeds in a flower bed. Now it comes up wherever it pleases and most of the time I let it because it’s so beautiful with spring’s pink or white phlox-like blossoms, and in the autumn when the seed pods dry and I peel them away to reveal the transparent pearly white membrane that once held the seeds apart in the pod. At other times it really looks like an undesirable, its first-year floret of leaves resembling a thistle without the thorns, and in the time between blossom and seed looking like a struggling half-hybrid. It is officially called Lunaria because of its color and shape resemblance to the moon, but every popular plant picks up familiar names. So I have harvested this year’s money from the back yard and placed some for display and shared more this friends. That can’t be too bad either. Share this:Click to share on Facebook (Opens in new window)Click to share on Twitter (Opens in new window)Click to share on LinkedIn (Opens in new window)Click to share on Pinterest (Opens in new window)Click to share on Tumblr (Opens in new window)Click to share on Pocket (Opens in new window)Like this:Like Loading... Related Post navigation BridgesSunset, Abandoned Barn 0 Comments Reblogged this on pinknoyze and commented: Love, love, love this one. Loading... Reply Leave a ReplyCancel reply This site uses Akismet to reduce spam. Learn how your comment data is processed.